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Last updated: 25 October 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 2 Juli 1972
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 747
Fluggesellschaft:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 152
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) (   Vietnam)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Manila International Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippinen
Flug nach:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Flugnummer:PA841
Unfallbericht:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to North Vietnam. The hijacker was overpowered by the captain and a security guard. The guard shot and killed the hijacker while wrestling him down to the ground.



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Distance from Manila International Airport to Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport as the crow flies is 1602 km (1002 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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